Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Mocking of the Prisoners

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Publisher:
Nicolaus van Aelst (Flemish, Brussels 1526–1613 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1540 (republished 1605)
Medium:
Engraving; second state of three (BLL)
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 16 1/8 × 22 1/16 in. (41 × 56 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.759
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in image bottom center: "IULIUS ROMANUS INVENTOR / GEORGIUS MANTUANUS FECIT"; lower right: "Nic.o Van aelst formis Romae 1605"
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis 41.4.ii; Bellini 1979, p. 169; Bellini 1998 49.7.ii; Bartsch XV.413.68; TIB 31[15], 144.68
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 68, p. 413.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 68, p. 144, ill.

Paolo Bellini "Incisioni di Giorgio Ghisi" Rassegna di studi e di notizie. 7, 1979, p. 169.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 4.ii, p. 41, ill.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998, cat. no. 7.ii, p. 49, ill.

Related Objects

Emblem of Lucrezia Gonzaga

Artist: Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua) Date: before 1566 Medium: Engraving Accession: 1998.243 On view in:Not on view

Gli Archi Fatti per la Entrata. . .Henrico III nella Città di Mantova

Artist: Illustrations attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua) Date: 1574 Medium: Engravings Accession: 53.538.8 On view in:Not on view